Tar Man

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Tar Man
Tar Man
First appearance Donkey Kong Jungle Beat (2004)
Latest appearance New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat (2008)
Tar Fish

Tar Men are large enemies made of tar in Donkey Kong Jungle Beat. They only appear in volcanic areas such as Grim Volcano and Ancient Foundry, and emerge from magma and ceilings. They attack by firing out Black Fairies that form into an attack flying toward Donkey Kong. If it hits him, he loses beats (a heart in the New Play Control! version). Its attack can be repelled by using the Sound Wave Attack to damage the Tar Man; repeating this three to five times in a row will defeat it. Once a Tar Man is defeated, eight beats will be received.

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Game File Name Meaning

Donkey Kong Jungle Beat ObjectData/NoMouth.arc NoMouth No Mouth

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese タールマン[1]
Tāru Man
Tar Man


  1. ^ Donkey Kong Jungle Beat Shogakukan book. Page 172.